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Ministry, Episode 75- Discouragement in Ministry, Servants of Grace, Servants of Grace
Episode 75- Discouragement in Ministry

Posted On April 5, 2017

Welcome to the seventy-fifth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins and James Forbis talk about discouragement in ministry

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Nit-picky church members and how to deal with them.
  • How to respond to criticism in a godly way.
  • Causes of discouragement for pastors.
  • Knowing your own limitations.
  • Personal Growth and Holiness.
  • Preaching the gospel to yourself.
  • Encouragement, friendship, and the gospel.
  • Contentment in ministry.
  • How to pray for and encourage your pastor.
  • How to encourage yourself as a pastor and ministry leader.

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